Tony Bennett’s daughters sue their brother over his dealing with of the late singer’s property | EUROtoday

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Tony Bennett’s two daughters are suing their brother, alleging he mishandled and did not disclose a few of their father’s property in his position as trustee of the late singer ‘s property.

The lawsuit filed Wednesday in New York by Antonia and Johanna Bennett accuses D’Andrea “Danny” Bennett of not accounting for all the proceeds from this yr’s sale of Tony Bennett’s catalog and sure picture rights to the model growth agency Iconoclast.

The courtroom submitting claims that “it remains unclear what music assets (and other property) were or were not sold as part of the deal” as a result of the sisters “have not been provided with various details of the transaction despite repeated requests.”

Danny Bennett, who was the singer’s supervisor and runs the household belief, didn’t reply Thursday to an e-mail and cellphone message searching for touch upon the lawsuit. Another brother, Daegal “Dae” Bennett, and Tony’s widow, Susan Benedetto, have been additionally named within the lawsuit.

The lawsuit additional alleges that Danny Bennett “obtained personal benefits for himself and his company” from transactions, together with the sale of memorabilia, made on behalf of Tony Bennett, the household belief and Benedetto Arts LLC.

The sisters are searching for unspecified “equitable relief” in addition to a full accounting and stock of the belief. It calls for Danny Bennett flip over receipts, disbursements, expenditures and tax returns.

“Although Danny and his counsel have provided piecemeal information and produced some documents to petitioners’ counsel, the information provided raises more questions than answers and fails to provide anything close to an accounting of Tony’s assets and financial affairs,” the courtroom submitting stated.

Tony Bennett, a legendary interpreter of traditional American songs who created new requirements comparable to “I Left My Heart In San Francisco,” died final July at age 96. There was no particular trigger, however Bennett had been recognized with Alzheimer’s illness in 2016.

Bennett launched greater than 70 albums, bringing him 19 aggressive Grammys.